Grades and Grade Point Average (GPA)

Your results in UCD are measured in grades. Your grades are the formal certification of how you perform in a module. Grading is used at both module level and at the component level within the module. Each Grade has a Grade Point Value, which is used to calculate your Grade Point Average (GPA).

The GPA is the numeric average of the grades achieved. There are three types of GPA that are calculated in UCD: Stage GPA, Compensation GPA, and Award GPA. Further explanation on Grades, Grade Point Values and GPAs – what they are and how they are calculated – can be found on the Assessment, UCD Registry webpage under Modular Grades Explained and, in the Online Users’ Guide to the General Regulations under Assessment, Grading and Examiners. Visit the Assessment web page for more information.